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Aug 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
: in terms of water supply, wastewater, stormwater development -- these are independent technologies. but what came first, most often, was a water supply system. the basic system is essentially the same as we used back in the 19th century. and in some cases, some of the same pipes. grusheski: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water
Aug 22, 2013 8:00pm EDT
22. that is very serious. in the age of technology and the information age, we produce 70% of engineers. china produces 400,000 engineers. you know, this is serious stuff. we're talking about the future and our role in the future. and we need to begin to make adjustments. we need to make them quite soon. we cannot sit around and be enamored of support and entertainment and sports and glitz and glamour. i think we all get it. because we are the pinnacle nation in the world right now. have another pinnacle nation's forests. ancient egypt, greece. clinical nations. number one, no competition. going to be there forever. or so they thought. so what happened to each and every one of them? basically they became enamored with sports and entertainment and lifestyles of the rich and famous. they turned a blind eye to political corruption. they lost their moral compass and went right down the tubes. some will say that actually happened to the united states. but i think an honest assessment would demonstrate that it is already in the process of happening. the real question is can we b
Aug 29, 2013 5:00pm EDT
mostly by how different things are now. the technology is such a you can get a flash mob to show up if you want but 1963 you get 200,000 people back to the mall and you would be below horned. organizing was remarkable and that to me -- i would like people to understand the enormity of that. >> a very short time a group of people came together because they believe in something. and they put together the most unbelievable moment in american history. >> on the march on washington to go forward but the young people who want to be journalists tuesday that they have an obligation to cover poverty, to cover race, to go deeper and find the real story. >> we are missing the pbs video documentary on the march tonight because we would rather be here. >> will be on line. >> look at it and see the people that came to the march. these are ordinary men and women dressed like they are going to church and they believe they are going to church. >> i think that the world came together around an idea that all men, and we soon added women and children, gay lesbian and children are created equal so it cr
Aug 28, 2013 1:00pm EDT
engagement center. hp's technology helps us turn millions of tweets, posts and stories into real-time business insights that help nascar win with our fans. >>> it's time for "power pitch" where we give innovative companies 60 seconds. let's see if this company has what it takes to be the next big thing. >> on today's "power pitch" we have a founder who wants you to get your online news from avatars, people or puppies, who will read it to you. i'm not kidding. freddie laker is ceo of guide. he's created the world's first 24-hour internet radio station. and more recently, he's consulted brands like coca-cola and espn on digital strategy. well, this is his "power pitch." >> hi, i'm freddie laker, owner and founder of guide. we developed an application that turns your online news in social stream like facebook or twitter into tv. our goal is to allow you to watch your favorite news instead of having to read it. we're doing this using a combination of the latest technology in speech technology, avatar tech that changes static online news pages into a video news show very much like wha
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Aug 29, 2013 1:00pm EDT
center. hp's technology helps us turn millions of tweets, posts and stories into real-time business insights that help nascar win with our fans. i'm, like, totally not down with change. but i had to change to bounce dryer bars. one bar freshens more loads than these two bottles. i am so gonna tell everyone. [ male announcer ] how do you get your bounce? [ woman ] time for change! >> 23 minutes past the hour. hello, everybody. this is your fox news minute. the giant wildfire near yosemite national park grew by several hundred acres overnight, but that is a relatively small increase compared to recent days. it has burned more than 300 acres and containment only at 30%. the obama administration is announcing two new steps on gun control which will not require congressional approval. it will curb the impact of surplus weapons. the ministration proposing a closer loophole allowing certain weapons reregistered to corporations without background checks. gun legislation collapsed in congress earlier this year. good news for some runners, in the field at the boston marathon will be larger ne
Aug 29, 2013 8:00pm EDT
today. specific program managers are afraid of applying l.e.d. technology because in the short-term it costs more and they are evaluated specifically on a one-year timeframe for money even though the system can't cut a lifetime system that l.e.d. lights will save thousands of hours in replacement costs. that is not -- they stick with legacy systems. if you were to spend money right now it would save you money in the long runs. >> to piggyback on that i come from industry and even an industry innovation takes a long time to end up with the widgets in the gadgets. let's look at cars. cell phones have been ubiquitous in people's hands for a long time. finally in 2014 models are starting to everett ties the cell phone holder next to the cupholder. that is not even technological and evasion. it's just someone that says i'm designing a car and i will just kind of peace over that okay so this is industry. this is a buildup industry from detroit that says what is competing with the best of the best so it's just a mindset or look at tablets. tablets have been ubiquitous for a long time
Aug 25, 2013 6:30pm PDT
this is... you're asked to call e richmond police. japanese technology is meeting california winemaki- in the skies over the napa valley. k-p-i-x 5's don ford shows us how >>> japanese technology is meeting california wine making in the skies over the napa valley. how remote control aircraft could make agriculture more efficient. >> reporter: it is small but this remote controlled helicopter could have more for the vineyards. >> this is new. >> uc dave sis capping the helicopter as a cheaper more precise spray vehicle for vineyards. spraying only water for now but it could be used to apply pesticides. the chopper is so precise it can treat a single row of vines at a time. and the professor says there are other advantages over the crop dusters too,. >> not a personal board. and, that gives you the ability to go in to smaller areas, fly slower, than a man aircraft so the precision is greater. >> you still need a pilot and steve is it. >> i am a pilot. >> reporter: it may look like something from a hobby shop but -- >> it is not a toy. you know, this weighs 141 pounds dry. before you a
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Aug 29, 2013 1:00am PDT
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Aug 29, 2013 11:00am EDT
nascar fan and media engagement center. hp's technology helps us turn millions of tweets, posts and stories into real-time business insights that help nascar win with our fans. connell: "markets now" back with a pretty interesting topic. the performance of ceos. these are depressing numbers, 40% of the nation's best paid chief executives and up as failures. over the past two decades. fired, run fraudulent companies, whatever it may be. we bring in former chairman at goldman sachs and now a chairman at the harvard business school. that sounds very high, 40% failure rate. >> it says a lot about the financial crisis we went through an '08, '09. a lot of the highly paid ceos were financial services firms and many of them failed, as we know, and were overleveraged. i think the lesson of this is not lost on companies and corporate boards in that bottom-line profitability to judge ceo comp, yo you're lookig at it narrowly, you have to look at the leverage and how much risk the company is taking on the balance sheet. you have to look at other factors in terms of building a franchise, ma
Aug 27, 2013 10:00am EDT
learned that our adversaries were moving to nonmetallic devices. we adapted our screening technology and tactics to counter that. learned that a single vulnerability in any part of the aviation system can make everyone connected to it vulnerable. since we don't control security at foreign airports, we have to work even more closely with international partners to raise the overall security of the system. we did that. shortly after the christmas day plot, i launched a worldwide initiative to make these needed changes in close collaboration with our strongest allies. i am proud to say that i october of 2010, this effort led to 190 countries signing onto an historic agreement to improve aviation security, standards, and technology and information sharing. i have had the chance to visit many of those countries over the past 4.5 years. continentscross six -- however, our work did not end there. following the 20 10 air cargo threat which involved bombs hidden inside printer cartridges departing on international planes to the united states, we launched a second initiative to work with intern
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 6:00am EDT
's prime minister wants. he's visiting gulf states to sell them japanese nuclear technology. he want the reactors at home back working and to build more. his supporters say it is an economic and strategic necessity. translator:>> both china and south korea are building many new plants and trying to export technology. it is inferior to the japanese technology. we need to export it. reporter:>> japan can market itself as learning from its mistakes. but others say the discovery at fukashima dai-ichi of new radiation leaks will turn many japanese against nuclear power again. >> these power plants are sort of leaking like supervisors if you like. that, i think, is, in fact shocking people again into rethinking their rethought positions. public opinion is very, very fragile. reporter:>> but the japanese economy is fragile too, fossil fuels imported to replace nuclear power are costing japan 40 billion a year. japanese will have to decide which is more expensive, fixing their damaged nuclear industry or living without it. al jazeera, tokyo. >> coming up shortly, we'll have all the latest ac
Aug 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
. >> never know what i might do. >> coming up next how ford is using new technology to change the way it makes cars. brian gets a firsthand look at 3d printing. billionaire entrepreneur owner of the cleveland cavs and detroit native dan gilbert with us. first how ford is using innovation to bring jobs back to detroit. we'll talk to executive vice president mark fields next on a special edition of "morning joe." we're here at the university of colorado with master griller and pro-tailgater, matt connor who's secretly serving steaks from walmart. it's a steak over! dude, it's so good. it's juicy. it's nice and tender. only one in five steaks is good enough to be called walmart choice premium steak. all these steaks are from walmart. oh my gosh! top ten most tender steaks i've had. i'm going to start buying meat at walmart. walmart's prices are so low you could have steak at every game. it's 100% satisfaction guaranteed. try it. like carpools... polly wants to know if we can pick her up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] space. yes, we're loving this communal sea
Aug 22, 2013 9:00pm PDT
technologies. >> smith: manning was assigned to battalion headquarters. he did intelligence work for the unit's commanding officers in preparation for their deployment to iraq. manning liked his assignment. >> he talked about the fact that he was smart. it was able to get him in a different position, doing something different so he wasn't down there with the guys that he called the "grunts." he didn't tell me any specifics, but he did mention that he was consulted by those who were much higher ranked than he was, and it was a source of pride for him. >> smith: but while he was proud to be entrusted with state secrets, he chose not to keep his private life secret. on facebook, he joined groups like repeal don't ask don't tell, and "liked" gay marriage. it worried his father. >> i did see some comments that i thought were pretty incriminating as far as don't ask, don't tell. you know, he was kind of asking for trouble. >> smith: brian manning is a former navy intelligence analyst. >> i thought that was pretty risky-- "hey, you know, aren't you going against the policy that's in place where you'
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 7:00am EDT
using sophisticated technology in their effort to detect new flames in that mammoth fire. >> a new kind of living for the budget minded, but not everyone is crazy about the trend. ♪ theme >> reports are out this morning that the russians are doing that year part to turn up pressure on the united states. reuters is saying that a military source within russia's intertax news agency claims a missile cruiser is being moved to the mediterranean. president obama has military options but has not decided whether to launch a military strike on occur i can't. obama's not likely to get u.n. approval and it appears britain is reigning in it's approval of a strike. the president said he has approved assad has responsibility for chemical attacks. a classified report will be delivered on the intelligence that led him to believe that assad was behind the attacks. obama said a declassified report could soon be released to the public. just hours after the president talked about syria in a p.b.s. interview, he received pushback from congress from house speaker john boehner. he sent a letter to the presi
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Aug 23, 2013 9:00pm PDT
less dainty, rackets less splintery, courts more surfacey. technology made the game a whole lot faster and awesomer. it's kind olike how esurance used technology to build a car insurance company for the modern world. advantage, you. let's give it up for the modern world. [ crowd cheering ] [ male announcer ] or...that works. esurance. proud sponsor of the u.s. open. check out esurance on facebook. just go to, configure your car, and get connected... to a truecar certified dealer... for guaranteed savings. save time, save money, and never overpay. visit >>>. >>> he's been called the last general in one of america's longest wars. >> what's not changed is the will of this coalition. >> joe dun ford works around the clock and is constantly on the move. >> the people of afghan -- >> at nato supreme headquarters in belgium. >> i also look forward to working with general dunford. >> and the nation's capital washington, d.c. >> what's your view? general? what's your number? >> senator, i'm not going to give you a number, i'm going to give you a range. >> dunford follows
Aug 27, 2013 9:00pm EDT
your kids to do well in school. >> i am mostly struck by how different things are now. the technology is such that you can get it -- mob to show up and dance in the middle of pennsylvania avenue if you wanted but to get 253,000 people against the mall, there would be old horns, pulpits, it was remarkable and to me, i would like for young people to understand the enormity of what it took to do that. >> and a very short time, a group of people came together because they believed in something and they put together the most unbelievable moment in american history. >> for the legacy on the march in washington to go or word, to the young people who want to be see thatts, to really they have an obligation to cover poverty, cover race, go deeper to find the real story. >> julian. >> we are missing the pbs video documentary on the march tonight because we have to be here. >> but it will be online. [laughter] the march,came to ordinary men and women dressed like they're going to church because many believe they were going to church. >> andrew. >> the world came together around an idea that all
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Aug 28, 2013 8:00am PDT
this postponement they say is due to technology. we all are familiar now with the debt clock. there is also the cost. if they implement any parts and they don't work it could cost even more. how does the president develop a strategy that actually gets this plan to move past all of this? >> the key real date that matter, jamie, is january 1st. that is when all the policies or actual insurance policies, health insurance policies would go into effect. , what you're seeing today, today's revelation isn't all that great. it doesn't, what they're talking about doing is delaying these exchanges going into the marketplace, oregon already said it would do that. move it from october first to october 15th. the administration promised everything would start on time but we're talking about 20% of the nation's economy being altered here by this law. whether the marketplace exchanges go into, into place october 1st or october 12th doesn't really matter. what matters is that the marketplace opens up sometime in october and that the policies go into effect on january 1st. and at that point i do agree, at some point
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Aug 22, 2013 8:00am PDT
and how we can use technology to provide benefits to employers. jon: i have a daughter going place to place with a paper resume, essentially. what did you come up? >> we have a mobile exchange. by 2015, more people will use it on the mobile phones than computers. applying for service support work, need a very easy way to show themselves. someone comes into the store, the manager can point them to the kiosk and the candidate can actually hear an angry customer. how would you respond to the customer? and then they say how they would handle the person come in the store jon: it's geared toward clerks and restaurant workers. >> most of the jobs are in restaurant and retail industries. i believe there needs to be an easier way so this solution provides a much better information to the company and a much, much more pleasant experience for the candidates that are so often candidates. jon: how has it been received? >> we launched this product literally three months ago and it's been unbelievable. we're working from the smallest stores up to the big ones who roll across 44 stores, recently i
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >> the young kids, what will they think of next? >> that's technology. it really works. >>> coming up, deals, steals. respectively all under ten bucks. go nowhere. ♪ use your debit or credit redcard for an extra 5% off our everyday low prices. with freshly bakedeve in whole grain bread.right then we add all-natural eggs... lean antibiotic-free ham... and vermont white cheddar. get 16 grams of protein and 23 grams of whole grain in the breakfast power sandwich. milk vs. breakfast burrito (ding!) ooh, my scallions! winner: milk! always protein! never greasy! got protein. the intense ache made it hard to do the things that i wanted. my doctor diagnosed it as fibromyalgia -- thought to be the result of over-active nerves that cause chronic, widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i learned lyrica can provide significant relief from fibromyalgia pain. so now, i can do more of the things i enjoy. lyrica is not for everyone. it may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor right away if you have these, new or worsening depression, or unus
Aug 22, 2013 10:00am PDT
touch to technology. >> i have a crazy idea maybe we come to a world where we replace not people by robots but computers by robots. how about making technology more human? >> their stories on the next list this saturday 2:30 eastern. >>> the film the butler looked at a man that spent decades serving presidents in the white house. next i will speak with a man that served presidents george w. bush and barack obama. what that was like for him from inside the executive residence. ♪ [ woman ] destination assist. this is ann. where would you like to go tonight? ♪ [ male announcer ] it's a golden opportunity to see how lexus effortlessly connects you to where you're going. ♪ come to the golden opportunity sales event and experience the connectivity of lexus enform, available on all lexus models, including the es and rx. ♪ this is the pursuit of perfection. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's
Aug 27, 2013 8:00pm PDT
of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, where experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> our second story "outfront," firefight. the massive wildfire threatening yosemite national park continues to burn out of control tonight. it's now the largest wildfire in the history of the nevada range. as many as 20 helicopters and air tankers are on hand aiding the efforts of 3,800 firefighters. but the blaze is now only 20% contained. casey wian is on the ground as close as he can safely get to the flames. >> reporter: walking into the burning timber on the edge of yosemite national park, the loud crackling of burning trees and the crash of trees falling is unmistakable. although firefighters are gaining more control over the rim fire, you can see that there are places like this where it is still largely burning out of control. just in the last couple of minutes th
Aug 27, 2013 11:00pm PDT
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Aug 29, 2013 4:00pm PDT
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Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 10:00am EDT
. and that creates jobs, it brings in science, technology, and engineering and economics, and that creates jobs for americans. >> unfortunately, we'll have to leave it there. we have run out of time. and i thank you all for joining us, and i wish you good luck in becoming a colleague, and good luck in law school. thank you for joining us >>> what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >> they share it. >> social media isn't an afterthought. america. >> al-jazeera social america community online. >> this is your outlet for those conversations >> post, upload and interact. >> every night, share undiscovered stories. >> the stream, tomorrow night, mission. >> there'sç] television landscape has dramatically changed over the last 15 years, as we're seeing more and more television shows that are interchangeable with great films, we're seeing the anti-hero, from tony soprano to dexter to walter white, a lot of [ inaudible ] [ audio difficulties ] >> somehow, you better i would never be if a jail cell. >> we're joined to discuss america's fascination with the anti-hero,
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm EDT
is in particular it addresses the increasing complexity of judging and handling cases and how technological what chances impact of the role of judges and he addresses the cases i think the particular interests, the district of columbia case and gun rights and so it's a strong book. >> is it an intellectual book or written for a general audience? >> the writing is very accessible and he is at this point in his career reflecting on his career in the cases and positions he has had it is meant for a general audience. >> what is one other book you want to share with us? >> we have an exciting book called the collaboration and we are looking forward to this book because he has gone through archives and found he is telling us story of the influence on hollywood working in the period of 1933 to 1940 and a couple strengths of the story and not just the influence of hollywood. the market in the global market. the german market would have this kind of influence. the film houses the would be that general market could be influential of hitler not just enough market but having their representation in hollywoo
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Aug 27, 2013 7:00pm EDT
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Aug 23, 2013 4:00am PDT
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Aug 22, 2013 5:30pm PDT
on the nasdaq exchange stopped suddenly today. the market, heavy with technology stocks, blamed a technical glitch. here's our senior business correspondent anthony mason. >> reporter: the nasdaq saw the first signs of computer trouble at 11:45 this morning. by 12:15, they'd frozen trading on the second-biggest american exchange. for three hours, investors could not buy or sell 3,200 stocks, including tech giants like apple, microsoft, and facebook. it was another major embarrassment for the nasdaq, which just last year bungled the debut of facebook stock when technical glitches marred its first day of trading, leading to hundreds of millions of dollars in investor losses. when the nasdaq goes down for this period of time, what does that do to investor confidence? >> it definitely destroys the average retail investor confidence, but i think it also is destroying entrepreneurs' confidence. >> reporter: barry silbert is founder and c.e.o. of second market, an alternative online trading platform for buyers and sellers of companies that have not gone public. the nasdaq outage, he says, is just
Aug 26, 2013 4:30am PDT
. >> thank you. >>> 4:49 now. japanese technology is meeting california wine making in the skies over the napa valley. kpix 5's don ford shows us how remote-controlled aircraft could soon make agriculture more efficient. >>> reporter: it's kind of small, but this remote- controlled helicopter from japan could have a big impact on the napa valley vineyards. >> this is very new for california agriculture. >> reporter: uc-davis is testing the small helicopter as a cheaper more precise aerial spry vehicle for vineyards. spraying only water for now, it could be used to apply herbicides and pesticides. the chopper is so precise it can treat a single row of vines at a time and the professor says there are other advantages over conventional cropdusters too. >> there is not a person on board and that gives you the ability to go into smaller areas, fly exploding than a manned aircraft, so the precision is greater. >> reporter: we still need a pilot and steve is specially trained. >> i like to call myself an operator but i am a pilot. >> reporter: it may look like something from a hobby shop but
Aug 28, 2013 2:30pm PDT
for government to make sure that we play a role in closing that technological divide. so you have to strike that balance between maintaining that character, but also welcoming in the new people who bring their own -- >> absolutely. >> so i love that. i love that mix, that balance that comes with it. it's hard to strike the right balance, but -- >> it really is. >> but it's there. >> i was born in guatemala and came to this country as a kid. i was brought here by my parents. and essentially grew up in l.a. and then moved up to the bay area, where i went to college. i went to stanford. my background for the first few years out of school was a practicing attorney. i worked for -- in the private sector for a number of years and then i went and worked for the city as a deputy city attorney and then became general council of the school district here in san francisco, and through that became involved in politics and at some point decided to run for office. [speaking spanish] >> i think that san francisco really represents the best that this country has to offer. it's a place that welcomes people f
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Aug 23, 2013 3:00am PDT
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Aug 28, 2013 12:00am EDT
of technology and the george washington university. to my far right, again, only in geography, andrew young. he was a close aide to dr. martin luther king. he helped organize the march on washington. he was a former congressman, mayor of atlanta, and ambassador to the united nations. he is currently a professor at the andrew young school of policy studies at your estate university. to my left, gwen ifill, reporter and managing editor of pbs's washington week. she has covered seven presidential campaigns, moderated two vice presidential debates. before that, she worked for nbc, the new york times, and the washington post. in this business, she is regarded as one of the best. to my right, julian bond, one of the leaders of the civil rights movement while a student at morehouse college. he helped found the student nonviolent coordinating committee. in 1998, he was elected chairman of the naacp, the national association for the advancement of colored people. he was also elected to the georgia house and senate. he has been a radio and television commentator and is currently a professor at both ameri
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
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Aug 25, 2013 2:00pm EDT
, technology. they were put in an unenviable positions the my especially in consentual societies with public opinion and the bureaucracy of the elected technocracy that had given up. because i want to find people throughout history who should not have one and were not responsible for the big situation inherited, yet they prevailed. maybe they did not win it, but they saved it. >> i would love to go back and talk more about those great captains and the genres of history. first, i'd like to hear a little bit more about those huge dose. >> he save the b-2 nine campaign. george patton saved the american army after the humiliation of north africa. you can go on and on. i was looking particularly at situations that have chronological sweeps. themistocles of athens, all the way to add david patraeus and the surge, but i was also looking for things that were completely pessimistic. at think we could have won without patent or lemay, perhaps. but i don't think -- you take away themistocles from burnout athens and two-thirds of greek occupy, if there would have even thought. or without bill lasorda's
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Aug 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, whe experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. martha: the obama administration is saying it's ready to act against syria if the president gives the green light for that action after declaring there is undeniable evidence syria launched a chemical attack against people. but nor mccain is warning this situation he believes cannot be solved with a single missile attack alone. >> if the united states stands by and doesn't take serious action, not just launching some cruise missiles. our credibility in the world is diminishes even more if there is any left. martha: john bolton joins me now. former u.s. ambassador to the u.n. it feels like we are on the brink of something here. what it's going to be, we don't know. >> the president is going to use military force. having drawn this red line in the heat of the 2012 election campaign. then 5 or 6 months ago
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Aug 22, 2013 3:00pm PDT
, kierston powers, and charles krauthammer. >> technology just changed everything, you remember the debate over whether saddam used poison gas, yes, he did, no, he didn't. now we have the video which is overwhelming in its emotional power and increases the pressure on the governments like ours, especially ours, to intervene and stop people from doing this terrible thing. doesn't change, the basic context, is toppling the assad regime. and what do you do if you get it? a regime that is worse? >> you are not a proponent of intervention -- >> they are horrible, but the question again, i'm merely saying, it may be good to topple the assad regime or not. i'm merely saying the weapon we should use is o-- the final thig i would say is intervening in iraq in 2003, morally justified, remove attend counterbalance to iran, that had consequences. >> kierston? >> i don't think it has to be whether or not we're overthrowing the assad regime. and i do think we disagreed about this before. but i see the united states as a force for good in the world. and someone that people turn to when there are human ri
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Aug 25, 2013 9:00pm PDT
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